CPA Applauds USTR for Beginning Process to Renew All Section 301 China Tariffs

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) for formally initiating the process to continue the Section 301 China tariffs that were imposed to combat massive intellectual property theft by China that is directly harming American workers and U.S. manufacturers. As part of…

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China Trade Surplus and US Deficit Hit New Records, Driving Global Instability

Key Points China’s global trade surplus is heading for a new all-time high this year. Based on the first seven months of data, we estimate the full-year surplus will reach a record $886 billion. The U.S trade deficit will also set records this year, at an estimated $1.13 trillion trade deficit and a $1.34 trillion…

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Job Quality Index Up Slightly As High & Low Quality Jobs Rise

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today announced that the U.S. Private Sector Job Quality Index (JQI) edged up by 0.01% to 81.279 in July, as the addition of high-quality jobs slightly exceeded low-quality job additions. High-quality jobs increased in professional and business services and health care and social assistance. Low quality jobs increased…

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CPA: UN Confirms Beijing’s Systematic Slave Labor, Torture, Forced Sterilization and other Human Rights Abuses of Uyghurs

Congress, Biden Administration Should Revoke PNTR for China WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today released a statement calling on Congress and the Biden administration to impose trade and capital markets sanctions on China following a report from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) accusing China…

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CPA Concerned that U.S. Government Auditor Deal with China Could Skirt Investor Protection Laws

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today expressed concern after the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) announced an agreement with China regarding audits of Chinese firms listed on U.S. exchanges. PCAOB has refused to make the framework agreement public, but asserts that it allows U.S. inspectors to travel to Hong Kong…

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CPA Applauds Major Domestic Solar Manufacturing Expansion Announcements

Urges Biden Administration to Robustly Enforce U.S. Trade Policy WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded an announcement by First Solar, the largest American solar manufacturer, that it plans to invest up to $1.2 billion in scaling production of American-made, responsibly-produced photovoltaic (PV) solar modules. As first reported by The Wall…

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